Court offers job protection for medical marijuana patients; could it happen in California?
In the article, "Court offers job protection for medical marijuana patients; could it happen in California?," featured in The Cannifornian, attorney Danielle Moore discusses Massachusetts’ highest court recently issuing a first-of-its-kind ruling that says employers can’t fire workers just for being medical marijuana patients.
Though it involves a company headquartered in Irvine, the decision doesn’t have legal implications for businesses in California, according to San Diego-based labor attorney Danielle Moore.
“This is really a switch,” said Moore, who’s with the national employment law firm Fisher Phillips. “As the country becomes more and more marijuana friendly, I could see that trend developing, and we could start to see some changes in the years to come.”
“As the culture changes, so do the courts,” Moore said.
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